[Ads-l] Google spent $125 million on the scanning project; earned bupkis. Authors Guild still unhappy GB exists

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 4 01:32:02 UTC 2014


Website: gigaom.com
Title: In Google Books appeal, judges focus on profit and security
Author: Jeff John Roberts
Timestamp: Dec. 3, 2014 - 1:49 PM PST

https://gigaom.com/2014/12/03/in-google-books-appeal-judges-focus-on-profit-and-security/

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The counsel for Google, Seth Waxman, meanwhile told the court that the
company had spent $125 million on the scanning project, and that the
revenue it earned from an earlier advertising scheme was so negligible
that it discontinued the program.
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Google can still feed all the data to its ravenous deep-AI creature in
the future.

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